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SAG 243-1 Monoraphidium minutum

SAG Strain Number:243-1
TAXONOMY
Genus:Monoraphidium
Species:minutum
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:(Nägeli) Komárková-Legnerová
Variety:
Formerly called:Kirchneriella lunaris
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:garden basin in West Humble, Dorking near London
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):51.25422 / -0.333152  (500m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1939
Isolated by:E. G. Pringsheim
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim (SAG)
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 243/1; UTEX 285 =UTCC 114 all as Kirchneriella lunaris =CCAO 430 as Raphidocelis inclinata
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:potential food organism for Daphnia spec.: cell diameter ca. 5,5 µm length; 2,4 µm width; 4,4 µm.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Patel, A. et al. (2012) Microalgae for phosphorus removal and biomass production: a six species screen for dual-purpose organisms. GCB Bioenergy
Publication:Stockenreiter M. et al. (2012) The effect of species diversity on lipid production by micro-algal communities. J. Appl. Phycol. 24:45-54
Publication:Epp, L. S. et al. (2011) Molecular profiling of diatom assemblages in tropical lake sediments using taxon-specific PCR and Denaturing High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (PCR-DHPLC). Mol Ecol Resour 11 (5):842-53
Publication:Lang, I. et al. (2011) Fatty acid profiles and their distribution patterns in microalgae: a comprehensive analysis of more than 2000 strains from the SAG culture collection. BMC Plant Biol 11:124
CRYO
Cryopreservation:good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no